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No color My ps2 all of the sudden stoped working in color. The screen is black and white and I dont know what caused it or how to fix it.Please help

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  • Beckweiser Jan 15, 2008

    My color went away, all i have is B & W. checked cables and can't find anything that works. Even switched TV's.

  • TOBYiam Mar 10, 2008

    My ps2 all of the sudden stoped working in color. The screen is black and white and I dont know what caused it or how to fix it.Please help

  • ashmash58 Apr 15, 2008

    my playstation 2 is messing up the screen keeps goin black and white wat should i do ?

  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    All of the sudden my PS2 stoped working in color. The picture goes green then black and white, only while playing games, but it works fine when playing a DVD. I dont know what caused it or how to fix it.

    Please help

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    My playstation 2 color is black and white, i don't know what caused this?

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    Yeah, I got a new TV and lost my HOOK-INTO-TV-CORD and so our friends gave us one from their PS2. I plugged it in and got picture but no color or sound, just black and white!


  • Gregm43 Jan 06, 2009

    We lost the color to our playstation 2 everything works in black and white. Any ideas?

  • TOBYiam May 11, 2010

    what is a menu screen?



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I had the same problem with a PS2 connected to a small Sanyo TV. To fix it, while the game was playing I pressed a button on the remote control adjacent to an icon that resembles a square with a black dot in the bottom right hand corner. On my remote the button is directly behind the TV/AV button. As you press the button, one press at a time, this takes you through the various video format options available, including PAL, NTSC, Auto etc. When you reach the correct format the colour will return to your game.
In my case, I suspect this button was accidentaly pressed instead of the TV/AV button.
I hope this helps someone else as the problem had driven me mad all day before I stumbled over the solution.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

  • Denzeljoseph Feb 28, 2011

    Thank you very very much eevaandbob you have just help me with PS2 color problem,i guess your answer was the best,i was very mad this morning when my Slim PS2 automatically change to black and white,i try all i can but the was no solution until i had to read your comment, the problem was on my remote and i just did like you mention and all is well now,thanks very much for your help. and press the button and select Pal and the other next color option was auto which mean mine can take pal or auto ,i will advice any person with this problem to choose Auto because it goes with all the PS2.



It is not the color the system is messed up. it is the same prob wth mine

Posted on May 10, 2008

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Go to ur menu screen and adjust ur coloring! set it to tha color of ur satisfation!

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